TETIAROA, French Polynesia, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brando, an exquisite luxury resort and model of sustainable technology on French Polynesia's private island of Tetiaroa which is scheduled to open July 1, 2014, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marsha Morton as Director of Sales and Marketing for the United States and Canada.
In her new position at The Brando, Morton will be responsible for sales and promotions in the United States and Canada. She will report to Philippe Brovelli, Regional Vice President of Operations for Pacific Beachcomber, and Silvio Bion, General Manager of The Brando.
"We are thrilled that Marsha Morton we'll be representing The Brando in this capacity," said Bion. "She brings extensive experience with luxury resort brands to the role along with deep relationships within the hotel industry."
An industry veteran, Morton most recently held the position of Director of Sales & Marketing, North America for the InterContinental Resorts of French Polynesia (formerly Southern Pacific Hotels), representing the properties for the past 20 years. Pacific Beachcomber, S.C., owns the InterContinental Resorts of French Polynesia and The Brando.
"I am excited to be responsible for the sales and promotions for The Brando, and look forward to representing this one-of-a-kind luxury resort," remarked Morton.
For additional information on The Brando, please visit www.thebrando.com
About The Brando
The Brando (www.thebrando.com) is an exquisite luxury resort on French Polynesia's breathtakingly beautiful private atoll of Tetiaroa—an atoll composed of a dozen small islands surrounding a sparkling lagoon 30 miles north of Tahiti. The Brando was inspired by Marlon Brando's original vision to create a venture of sustainable development that resonates with visitors and fosters opportunities to get to know both the place and people of French Polynesia. With access provided by private plane, the resort offers carefree luxury in the midst of pristine nature. The all-inclusive resort features 35 deluxe villas each with its own private beach area and plunge pool, restaurants showcasing Polynesian and French cuisine, a luxurious Polynesian spa, a lagoon-view bar, beach bar, pool, organic garden, library, boutique, water sports, and an EcoStation. The Brando is a pioneering model of sustainable technology with sea water air-conditioning and renewable energies. Protection of the abundant tropical fish and other marine life is core to the resort's mission.
About Pacific Beachcomber
With more than 25 years experience in the French Polynesian tourism market, 643 hotel rooms and 210 cabins, Pacific Beachcomber, S.C. (www.pacificbeachcomber.com) is the country's largest luxury hotel and cruise operator. In addition to its luxury small ships, the 332-guest m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana (www.pgcruises.com), Pacific Beachcomber operates seven award-winning resorts: InterContinental Tahiti Resort, InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa, the Maitai Polynesia Bora Bora, the Maitai Rangiroa, and the Maitai Lapita Huahine (www.tahitiresorts.intercontinental.com and www.hotelmaitai.com).
Contact Information for Marsha Morton:
Director of Sales and Marketing, US and Canada
10801 National Boulevard, Suite 608
Los Angeles, CA 90064
SOURCE The Brando